Ghanaians did not disappoint at all on the birthday of Ghanaian Legendary boxer, Azumah Nelson, as he celebrates his 60th birthday today, July 19, 2018.
The three-times world boxing champion has received a lot of heartwarming messages from Ghanaians on social media as well as from corporations, very important personnel and others.
Former President Jerry Rawlings who is on record to have discovered and mentored the boxing legend sent a congratulatory message showering some praises on him for his hard work, dedication and projecting Ghana to the world with his talent.
Jerry Rawlings in an interview on Joy FM said;
“As successful as he became, he didn’t allow that to go to his head. Azumah retained his humility. Some people would have been spoilt a long time ago but not this man (Azumah)”.
Azumah Nelson in his boxing career fought 47 times, won 39, lost 6 and drew 2 of his total bouts.
Check out videos and some congratulatory messages poured from social media in honour of the boxing legend.
Happy 60th birthday to the greatest African boxer
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Thank you for the amazing memories and priceless lessons life lessons, Azumah Nelson pic.twitter.com/OxZVkhbsOs
— Michael Oti Adjei (@OtiAdjei) July 19, 2018
— Ameyaw Debrah (@ameyaw112) July 19, 2018
Send him your birthday wishes now. pic.twitter.com/55LxDBCCld
— UTV Ghana (@utvghana) July 19, 2018
Happy 60th Birthday to the GOAT of African Boxing. Professor Azumah Nelson. Legend pic.twitter.com/h1GqcszEqO
— Saddick Adams Obama (@SaddickAdams) July 19, 2018
His punches were harder than diamonds and he celebrates his Diamond Jubilee today.
— CitiNewsroom (@Citi973) July 19, 2018
— #EndTramadolAbuse (@GHOneTV) July 19, 2018
— #Azumah60 (@AzumahNelsonBP) July 19, 2018
— kwame b #digitalrasta (@kwamebee) July 19, 2018
— L.E.A.Dseries100 (@official2131) July 19, 2018
Just LOOK at a LEGEND!! ????? Happy Birthday King Azumah Nelson!! ? pic.twitter.com/pJQsMhp82E
— The Last Inferni? (@Mz_VeryEndowed) July 19, 2018